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If a renter dies does the landlord have the right to change the lock on the door before the family c

if a renter dies does the landlord have the right to change the looks before any family comes in to take what they need to take out of there? Does the landlord have the right to take the deceased renter stuff soon after they die and sell for there own profit?
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September 30 2011 - Hilltop - Jefferson
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That's the best non legal advice I've seen in a long time. I just wish I had more than one thumb to give.
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September 30 2011
This is not legal advice, but a review of the Kansas statutes shows that if the landlord believes that a tenant has 'abandoned' their apartment, they can remove possessions from the apartment BUT they have to store those possessions @ the tenants expense for 30 days AND provide 14 days public notice of the intent to sell the possessions.

See Kansas Statute  58-2565 section D
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I would say no. That the tenant's heirs would have the right to that property, but you would have to check with an attorney. You might try avvo.com where you can ask an attorney one question for free.
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